Recent Publications

Kalavar, J.M., Zarit, S. & Ferracio, B. (2015).  Transnational Support of Asian Indian Elderly in India: Examining Patterns of Exchange.  Care Management Journals, 16 (3), 141-149.

Kalavar, J.M., Buzinde, C.N., Manuel-Navarrete, D., & Kohli, N. (2015).  Gerotranscendence and Life Satisfaction: Examining Age Differences at the Maha Kumbha Mela.  Journal of Religion, Spirituality, & Aging, 27:1, 2-15.  DOI: 10.1080/15528030.2014.924086

Buzinde, C., Kalavar, J. M., Kohli, N., & Manuel-Navarrete, D (2014). Emic Understandings of Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage. Annals of Tourism Research, 49, 1-18.

Kalavar, J.M., Buzinde, C.N., Melubo, K., & Simon, J. (2014).  Intergenerational Differences in Perceptions of Heritage Tourism among the Maasai of Tanzania.  Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 29, 87-107.     doi:

BookCoverDuvvuru, J., Kalavar, J., Khan, A., & Liebig, P.  (2014). Global Ageing: Care, Concerns and Special Perspectives.  New Delhi: Kanishka Publishers.

Kalavar, J.M. (2014).  Senior Immigrants from India in the United States: Their Perspectives on Intergenerational Relationships.  In Duvvuru, Kalavar, Khan, & Liebig (Eds.), Global Ageing: Care Concerns and Special Perspectives.  New Delhi: Kanishka Publishers.

Subramanyam, V., Kalavar, J., & Duvvuru, J. (2014). Effect of Behavioural Interventions and Functional Competence in Older Adults. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 28(2), 173-181.

Buzinde, C. N., Kalavar, J. M., & Melubo, K. (2013). Tourism and community well-being: The case of the Maasai in Tanzania. Annals of Tourism Research. doi:

Kalavar, J.M., Bridges, R., & Harnish, R.J. (2013).  Transnational Care of the  Elderly.  In Ken Keith (Ed.), The  Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology.  Malden, MA: Wiley Publishers.

Kalavar, J.M., Duvvuru, J., & Ejaz, F. (2012).  Elder Abuse in India:  Extrapolating from the Experiences of Seniors in India’s ‘Pay and Stay’ Homes.  Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 24(4).

Kalavar, J.M., Duvvuru, J. (2011).  Aging of Indian Women in India: The Experience of Older Women in  Formal Care Homes.  Journal of Women & Aging, Volume 23(3), 203-215.

Kalavar, J. (2011).  Aging & The Family System in India.  In B. Singh (Ed.), The Concept, Practices, and  Current Relevance of the Indian Family System. Delhi: Center for Indic Studies, Dartmouth, MA & DKPW  Publishers (India).